UVP GelSolo Simplified Gel Documentation

  • All-in-one design for streamlined gel documentation

  • High resolution 5.0 MP camera
  • Large 11.6” touch screen with user-friendly software

  • Epi-white and epi-blue LED lights enable a variety of gel imaging applications

Product details

The UVP GelSolo is a compact, easy-to-use, stand-alone system for gel documentation. It is designed to acquire gel images easily and without any need for training. Thus, it is ideal for multi-user laboratories and practical trainings. The UVP GelSolo system includes a light-sensitive monochrome camera with a high resolution of 5 megapixels. A highly sensitive zoom lens allows for high-contrast image acquisition. The system is controlled by an 11.6” touch screen with the intuitive VisionWorks image acquisition and analysis software.

Emission filters
The three-position emission filter tray can be used to place three different filters and switch between them for different applications. An Ethidium Bromide filter is included with the system, but a variety of other emission filters are available for additional purchase.

Seven different UV Transilluminator options are available based on filter size and UV wavelength (Filter sizes: 20 x 20 cm, 21 x 26 cm or 25 x 26 cm; Wavelength: 1UV 302 nm,
2UV 302/365 nm or 3UV 254/302/365 nm, 100-115 V/60 Hz or 230 V/50 Hz). A blue light transilluminator is also available.

Intuitive Software
The VisionWorks software on the UVP GelSolo is a powerful yet intuitive software for capturing gel images and analyzing them. The simple user interface enables easy access to auto and manual image capture modes under the Device tab. Exposure time can be adjusted with customizable exposure settings. Captured images are saved in TIFF or JPEG formats.

Image Analysis
Image enhancement and analysis features are included with all systems. Researchers can personalize their experiments and make use of enhancement features and annotation tools for publication purposes. The software offers many powerful tools such as noise reduction, histogram adjustment, inversion, pseudocolor, and more. The extensive analysis features such as automatic lane and band detection, 1D analysis, area density, and colony counting, are optimized for accurate and reproducible results. All the data can be conveniently exported to Excel.


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Technical Data

Specifications/featuresUVP GelSolo
Camera/LensGelCam 315, 5.0 MP, with 8-48mm, f/1.2 manual zoom lens
Darkroom features
  • 11.6” large articulating touch screen
  • Wide front door with UV safety switch
  • Gel viewer window
  • Epi white and epi blue LEDs
  • Side access doors
  • USB ports
  • 3-position emission filter tray
Accessories included
  • Ethidium bromide filter
  • Choice of UV transilluminator (Filter sizes: 20 x 20 cm, 21 x 26 cm or 25 x 26 cm; Wavelength: 1UV 302 nm, 2UV 302/365 nm or 3UV 254/302/365 nm, 100-115 V/60 Hz or 230 V/50 Hz), or blue light transilluminator
Dimensions: H x W x D80.5 x 39.4 x 38.4 cm (31.7 x 15.5 x 15.1 inch)

Order Information

Order numberDescription
115 V230 VNameTransilluminator
(filtersize, wavelength)


849-97-0934-02UVP GelSolo, M-20V20 x 20 cm, 302 nm
849-97-0935-01849-97-0935-02UVP GelSolo, M-26V21 x 26 cm, 302 nm
849-97-0936-01849-97-0936-02UVP GelSolo, M-26XV25 x 26 cm, 302 nm
849-97-0937-01849-97-0937-02UVP GelSolo, LM-2020 x 20 cm, 302/365 nm
849-97-0938-01849-97-0938-02UVP GelSolo, LM-2621 x 26 cm, 302/365 nm
849-97-0939-01849-97-0939-02UVP GelSolo, LMS-2020 x 20 cm, 254/302/365 nm
849-97-0940-01849-97-0940-02UVP GelSolo, LMS-2621 x 26 cm, 254/302/365 nm
Order numberDescription
849-95-0611-01Blue LED Transilluminator
Converter Plates
38-0428-01UVP Visi-White™ Converter Plate, UV-to-white, 25 x 26cm
38-0200-01UVP Visi-Blue™ Converter Plate, UV-to-blue,  21 x 26 cm
38-0200-04UVP Visi-Blue™ Converter Plate, UV-to-blue,  25 x 26 cm
Emission Filters
38-0220-01Emission filter 580 - 630 nm: EtBr
38-0219-01Emission filter 510 - 560 nm: SYBR® Green
38-0221-01Emission filter 520 - 620 nm: SYBR® Gold
38-0361-01Emission filter 465 - 495 nm: CFP mice
38-0352-01Emission filter 510 - 560 nm: GFP mice
38-0340-01Emission filter 513 - 557 nm: Cy2®, FITC, FAM™, GFP, SYBR® Green, SYBER® Gold
38-0344-01Emission filter 565 - 625 nm: Alexa555®, Cy3®, SYPRO® Orange
38-0341-01Emission filter 607 - 682 nm: Alexa568®, SYPRO® Red, TexasRed®
38-0339-01Emission filter 668 - 722 nm: Alexa633®, Cy5®
38-0369-01Emission filter 707 - 752 nm: IRDye680, CF680
38-0362-01Emission filter 767 - 807 nm: Alexa750®, Cy7®
38-0365-01Emission filter 780 nm long pass: Alexa750®
38-0368-01Emission filter 800 nm long pass: IRDye800, CE770



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